03rd December 2018

Assistant Accountant

Reference: LMH

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 Date Posted: 03/12/2018

Assistant Accountant-Belfast

Who are we working with?

Abacus Group are currently working alongside one of the most successful Utilities companies in Europe, due to continued growth they now seek to employee an Assistant Accountant to join the team. Belfast, Co.Antrim, N.Ireland


£25,000-£30,000 + Bonus

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of detailed business plans and monthly LBEs (latest best estimate)
  • Preparation variance analysis to assist with decision making processes
  • Production of monthly Board reports
  • Completion of month end accounting journals reconciliations including bad debt reconciliations and an understanding of all debt processes and forecasting methodology
  • Completion of bi-monthly VAT returns and carbon tax returns
  • Initial review of Retail Market Monitoring (REMM) information prior to submission to CRU and understanding of REMM requirements
  • Have sight of internal audits, findings and actions and maintain the risk register
  • Assist with development of new processes and models to drive efficiency in line with the changing business
  • Maintenance of up to date policies, procedures and processes
  • Provision of procurement information as required including financial analysis


  • A competitive salary with the opportunity to earn an additional bonus of up to 10%
  • Free car parking
  • Annual Pay Reviews
  • 20-25 days holiday per year plus 11 statutory holidays and opportunity to ‘buy’ additional holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme with an employer contribution of up to 6%
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression and year-round learning and development courses
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Membership of Social Clubs
  • Childcare Vouchers

Essential Criteria

  • Part Qualified accountant
  • Working towards completion of remaining Accountancy Qualifications
  • Experience working within a fast paced Finance Department
  • Competent in the use of MS Excel

Primary Contact

Leon McHugh

44 (0)28 90313157


If you would be interested in this position please apply, for other jobs in Belfast please visit the Abacus Professional Recruitment website.

Please submit your application or call the specialist consultant in Abacus Recruitment on 028 9031 3157 for a confidential career discussion or explore other jobs in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Dublin or London.

With 100 years’ experience in our team, Abacus is one of NI’s most established recruitment brands. We can advise on jobs, CVs, interviews and salaries across permanent, contract and temporary employment.

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Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

If you think you have the right skills to join our team, then get in touch. If you know someone returning/re-locating to NI then www.belfastforlife.com holds the information on quality of life, cost of living etc.

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Leon McHugh

Leon McHugh

Accountancy Recruitment Consultant

028 9099 5218

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